Ireland’s EuroHockey Championship games to be screened live by RTÉ

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IRELAND’S games at the Women’s EuroHockey Championships from the Netherlands will be screened live on RTÉ2, starting on Saturday 5 June against the host nation.

Ireland’s two further Pool A games v Scotland on Monday 7 June and Spain on Wednesday 9 June will also be live on RTÉ2.

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The eight-team competition in Amsterdam is the first phase of a huge summer of hockey that culminates in the Tokyo Olympics, with the European Championships doubling up as a key preparation tournament for the Games while also providing the opportunity to secure qualification for the 2022 World Cup.

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Should Ireland finish 1st OR 2nd in Pool A, two additional matches will be live on RTÉ2, a semi-final on Friday 11 June and a medal match on Sunday 13 June, both to be determined. If Ireland finish 3rd OR 4th in Pool A, two additional Classification Matches will be live on RTÉ Player ONLY on Friday 11 June & Saturday 12 June, also to be determined.


Pool A

EUROPEAN HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Saturday 5 June at 2.00pm on RTÉ2

Evanne Ní Chuilinn is joined by Arlene Boyles and Gillian Pinder for live coverage of Ireland v the Netherlands from Amsterdam. Commentary from Hugh Cahill and Sarah Scott. Push-back 2.30pm.

EUROPEAN HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Monday 7 June at 11.00am on RTÉ2

Evanne Ní Chuilinn is joined by Gillian Pinder and Kate Dillon for live coverage of Ireland v Scotland from Amsterdam. Commentary from Hugh Cahill and Sarah Scott. Push-back 11.30am.

EUROPEAN HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Wednesday 9 June at 11.00am on RTÉ2

Evanne Ní Chuilinn is joined by Gillian Pinder and Kate Dillon for live coverage of Ireland v Spain from Amsterdam. Commentary from Hugh Cahill and Sarah Scott. Push-back 11.30am.

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